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deferred maintenance is ridiculous. here we are, a transit first city and well, any way, our transit stops and we are developing and like in the army in a war. you have to come up with a supply line and we don't have the supply line. we need to focus and fix up what is in severely needed. our transportation is a joke. and you know, for a transit first city come on. we need to fix all of our vehicles and whatever is necessary and make it a real transit first stop. >> thank you very much. if there are no other members of the public to comment, we will close public comment. >> and we will go on to the next item. >> item number five, award an 18-month contract to par son's brinckerhoff to an amount not-to-exceed $300,000 for the if he can cal sult ant services for the treasure island mobility management and study and authorize the executive director to negotiate contract payment in terms and non-material contracts terms and conditions. >> comments? >> public comment. >> public comment is open and... >> good morning, again, commissioners, my name is jackie sacks, this item is brought up at the
for ensuring that we have a world class public transportation system. we call ourselves a transit first city. we need to put our money where our mouth is. we haven't done that in a while. we need to start doing t. i think that this is a small step in the right direction, but it is not nearly enough, and i hope this is just the beginning. ~ with all that said, the capital planning committee i think has done a tremendous job in moving the plan forward and i will be supporting it. >> colleagues, can we take this same house same call? same house same call, this resolution is adopted. [gavel] >> madam clerk, can you please call item 21? >> item 21 is a resolution adopting the city's five-year communication and technology plan for fiscal year 2013-2014 through fiscal year 2017-18 pursuant to administrative code section 22a.6. >> president chiu. >> thank you, mr. chair. again, i want to thank the members of the budget committee for the consideration and support of the five-year information and communication technology plan which i had several years ago in legislation asked that our city's i-t staff
a transit first city, but it does not mean a lot if transit is not very well thought out in places away from downtown. my district is where we need to create better options. all the way down to randall street, there is no accessible boarding areas for the church. there is a woman that lives in a wheelchair on santa rosa. she has to go across to glen park to get out transit. >> those new stations, those are the ones that we are going to have to depend on. >> along balboa park station, near geneva, i have been pushing hard to get ramps for pedestrians. right now, it is dangerous to cross the street. i want to insure the department of parking and traffic is painting lines on alemany street. beyond that, we need to figure out how to calm the traffic. a lot of cars go speeding through. sidewalks are not convenient for people. >> i am the supervisor for district 11, the debt -- the best district in san francisco. this year, we get to show how great district 11 really is. >> we are in our fifth year of major budget deficits. it is inevitable that we will make painful cuts. so how do we do it in a w
to transfer people up north and down south of the city, and when we call ourselves a city as a transit first city there is no better example than that than what is reflected in the plans for the central subway. this project is a vital enhancement of our public transportation system. it's going to significantly improve the movement of tens of thousands of franciscans and if you were here this past weekend when people were predicting it would be jam san francisco instead of san francisco you knew that folks were educated because of the great leadership at our mta, our county transportation, all of our transit systems and were at the highest level of educating the visitors and others to use public transportation. it will work for all of us and as we build the housing units we identified in hunter's point and treasure island and welcome more people to our great city and we are growing as a result. we are going to have the greatest subway system that can connect to our bart, to our caltrans, to up and down our muni lines. this central subway will be a great success. it will connect to some o
, development going on [speaker not understood], and muni not keeping up. now, this is a transit first city supposedly. now, with this it has become developers first. now, how about people first? muni is way behind. you yourself said deferred maintenance is outrageous, it needs to be done. well, we need to set up priorities. we need all functions, all departments to have -- to be functional. you can't just have development and no transit. that's ridiculous. we need to slow down the building process, let muni catch up. let them become functional and to cut off debate like this for the other alternative legislation, deplorable. i am very disappointed, supervisors. please do not take any action today. >> thank you. mr. fakuda, i'm glad we can at least agree on muni. we can always find common ground. [laughter] >> okay, next speaker. >>> my name is michael russem, and i want to tell you that the organizations over 35 neighborhood environmental and labor organizations are totally opposed to the first approval trigger. it's for appeal deadlines. it's unacceptable. in addition, all ceqa appeals mu
is there a team so in congress with what this project is about, and what the city's first transit policy. do we think that we have the opportunity to renegotiate that? >> a point that is raised by this board every year. the cal trans, director always seems to be absent when this question is asked. your predecessor offered to provide them with muni fast passes but i don't believe that it was taken up of. >> it was a condition of the transfer of the land, and at the time what we were getting was not worth the argument. what will need to happen is that we need state legislation to move them back to oakland to their office in oakland on west grand that is what we would need to do. >> there is not an opportunity to mode identify the agreement. >> and i don't think that it is about the money. >> the principal that we are using the funds to pay for the employee parking. and >> and i understand that. you have to go back to the ctc it is not worth opening up that document. >> where is matthew and ross when you need them? >> i do have one other question, i guess that this is what we will be looking at is
are done now. so, given our city's priority on transit first and our organization's priority on helping the city, live up to transit first, we support this and hope you move it forward. thanks. >> thank you, ms. lam. >>> thank you, xiiixv. -- supervisors. my name is julie [speaker not understood]. our planning committee has voted unanimously to oppose the legislation as it now stands. that does not mean we oppose changes to the ceqa code in order to achieve a kind of transparency that supervisor wiener is after and to really make a level playing field for the general public. i just want to call your attention to the fact that people have pro sessionals and planning manners and ceqa matters are able to very quickly able to get review projects and sort through what's relevant and what's not relevant to them. ~ this is not true for the general public. ~ professionals i've been involved in planning matters for a long time, but i'm not a professional and i still have a hard time making heads or tails of things. ordinary people in the neighborhoods, when the projects -- when they're faced wi
of the first publicly owned transit system in the city, the san francisco municipal railway. hey, guys. weekly buzz. have no fear because i'm here to break down the top places to be this week. this tuesday come to the french film and wide conversation class to help non-french speakers to discover french cinema. san francisco is offering weekly class. the class will take place in the theatre with refreshments and popcorn for a $5 donation at the door. the carnival maybe more up your alley. the annual fundraiser for mckinley elementary school. watch dogs compete for best tricks at the biggest dog event in san francisco. don't miss this from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.. this sunday april 14th, the block party is on in full effect when this neighborhood celebrates in street parties so pedestrians and roller skaters can take over. valencia street is a place for people to party. c'mon in and join us. that's the weekend fun. for more information click (music) >> herb theatre,open rehearsal. listen to the rehearsal. i think it is fun for them, they see our work process, our discussions, the decisions we make. it
,000 of constituents that gathered at geary. the berth of the first publicly owned transit system in the city, the san francisco municipal railway. >> 2013, i am supervisor norman yee and i will be chairinging this meeting. to my left is supervisor malia cohen and supervisor london breed will be joining us shortly. the clerk today is linda wong. the committee would also like to acknowledge the staff of sfgtv, jesse larsen and nona melkonian who record each of our meetings and make the transcripts available to the public online. madam clerk, are there any announcements? >> yes, mr. chair. please make sure to silence all cell phones and devices. completed speaker cards and copies of any documents to be included as part of the file should be submitted to the clerk. items acted upon today will be appear on april 30th, 2013 board of supervisors agenda unless otherwise indicated.
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rental locations on rec and park department property. this legislation will strengthen the city's transit first policy by increasing the sensible to alternative modes of transportation. the bike vendor park ride has been a trusted proven company operate intion city parks for the past couple of years. they're existing in very popular locations or downtown, in the marina and in golden gate park. providing customers the unique hop on, hop off ability to pick up a bike at one location and drop it off at another. i am excited to be a co-sponsor to these new bike locations at the east entrance of golden gate park located at alvers lake and at a small portion of the ocean beach parking lot which will connect the existing locations. the added locations will make it even more attractive for visitors and residents to travel by bike in san francisco. they will provide a valuable public amenity in our parks and they will activate the space as they serve. district 5's all bert lake in particular is a site which has been troubled with ongoing safety issues for years. ~ i have been working with the recr
. the berth of the first publicly owned transit system in the city, the san francisco municipal railway. >>> good afternoon and thank you for coming. i'm delighted to announce that our first effort is unleashed upon the world. [ applause ] . it's only been two-and-a-half years since the moment of conception of this idea. it's an amazing tribute to our community. it reached three levels of impossibility, of getting a permit and designing it and putting it on this structure and the impossibility of getting it funded. it really is a tribute to so many and a lot of faces that i'm looking at this room tonight. it comes down to as always people. i'm going through a few moments here to give a real thanks to people who made this night and the next two years possible. i'm going to list a couple of company names, but i want to think of them as members of our community that made this project possible. that included, bloomberg, guchie, it includes the partners, magazine, california home and design, magazine, aluminum illuminary sponsors and the folks tonight. and, you know that first level of im
. we track every tdr transition -- transaction in the city or everything in between. the both first person and secondary transfers between intermediate portions of tdr we make a record of it. first of all what was the result of that market constrain and the economy. the difficult task. it does come to a bit of anecdotal finding. what we are being told from the development community, what we are hearing from the preservation communities and those that have td r are less able to control in the marketplace. some of our older buildings downtown and our experiences and findings what we have been told is getting consensus to the families is an impediment for the tdr market. >> if the challenge has been more the ownership as maybe their inability for the trust to come into agreement or the property owner may not have the capacity in order to engage in this type of transaction, then this change in legislation which would allow tdr's to transfer freely wouldn't necessarily help those owners that are having these challenges. it's not going help family trust come to a unanimous decision. this
transit system in the city, the san francisco municipal railway. >> hello, everybody and welcome, good afternoon. thank you so much for coming to join us for this celebration today. i'm renell, brooks moon from the morning show, and of course, the voice of your 2012 world champions, san francisco giants. >> in fact, the last time that i was at city hall was halloween 2012, right after the parade and the victory celebration and so it is great to be back and it is almost baseball season and who is ready to demand our title? i cannot wait, i cannot begin to tell you how honored i am to serve as your host for this special event, i want to welcome you officially to the san francisco mayor's office of neighborhood services black history month closing ceremony. what a way to wrap things up, we gather here to honor a living legend, ground breaking politician, activist and freedom fighter and fashion icon, the one and the only the honorable willie l. brown junior. [ applause ] growing in the
publicly owned transit system in the city, the san francisco municipal railway. ?oo hi, i'm holly lee. i love cooking and you are watching quick bites. san francisco is a foodie town. we san franciscoans love our food and desserts are no exceptions. there are places that specialize in any and every dessert your heart desires, from hand made ice cream to organic cakes, artisan chocolate and cupcakes galore, the options are endless. anyone out there with a sweet tooth? then i have a great stop for you. i've been searching high and low for some great cookies and the buzz around town that anthony's are those cookies. with rave reviews like this i have to experience these cookies for myself and see what the fuss was all about. so let's see. while attending san francisco state university as an accountinging major, anthony's friend jokingly suggested he make cookies to make ends make. with no formal culinary training he opened his own bakery and is now the no. 1 producer of gourmet cookies in the biarea and thank you for joining us on quick bites. how do you feel? >> i feel great. >> so i
transit system in the city, the san francisco municipal railway. >> this is a special meeting to continue the following items. items 1 a and b for 1084. items 2 a b and c for e h k r t s z to may 23, 2013. >> any public comment on this one item? seeing none, public comment is closed. commissioner antonini? >> our session would have been at 10, but it says to be considered at noon. is there going to be an earlier session at 10:00? on the continuances calendar we have a joint hearing. i'm with direct connection with the department chair. we won't reserving the board chambers for that maybe 23rd hearing. >> i will move to continue the items that were called to the may 23rd time to be determined. >> thank you. >> that was a second? thank you. >> on that motion to continue said items to may 23rd, commissioner antonini, hillis, moore, commissioner sugaya, commissioner wu a president fong. that motion passes unanimously 7-0 and for benefit of the public on the same calendar section b are items of the recreation and parks commission. that is all for this special meeting. >> any public comments
publicly owned transit system in the city, the san francisco municipal railway. >> you're watching quick bite, the show that has san francisco. ♪ ♪ ♪ >> we're here at one of the many food centric districts of san francisco, the 18th street corridor which locals have affectionately dubbed the castro. a cross between castro and gastronomic. the bakery, pizza, and dolores park cafe, there is no end in sight for the mouth watering food options here. adding to the culinary delights is the family of business he which includes skylight creamery, skylight and the 18 raisin. >> skylight market has been here since 1940. it's been in the family since 1964. his father and uncle bought the market and ran it through sam taking it over in 1998. at that point sam revamped the market. he installed a kitchen in the center of the market and really made it a place where chefs look forward to come. he created community through food. so, we designed our community as having three parts we like to draw as a triangle where it's comprised of our producers that make the food, our staff, those who sell it, an
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